5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, May 12

May 12 2017, 3:23 pm

Happy Friday Calgary! You’ve made it to the weekend so whatever you’re in the mood for, there’s something for you to do today.

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Canmore Uncorked

Eat, drink and eat some more at this annual award winning, 12-day food festival, held in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

  • Where: Various locations in and around Canmore
  • When: May 3 -14
  • Cost: Prices vary

Master Chocolat Pop-up at Greater Goods

If anyone knows chocolate, it’s Bernard Callebaut, Calgary’s famous Chocolatier! Either make a day of it and bring your bring your mum to shop his new chocolate collection while also browsing all of the neat local goodies found at Greater Goods, or bring her home a delicious treat that shows how much you love her on this special weekend!

  • Where: Greater Goods – #8 606 Meredith Road NE
  • When: May 12

Rock of Ages

Spend an evening transported back to an era of hard rock, emotional guitar solos and hair that reached exponential heights, the good ol’ 80s! This lively musical captures the beauty and innocence of small town love, while integrating the influences of classic Rock and Roll in that era. The music line-up is littered with famous songs by Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Journey, Bon Jovi and more, that will have you to singing and dancing along throughout the show!

  • Where: Stage West Calgary – 727 42 Avenue SE
  • When: April 21 to June 25 – occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Cost: $75

Check out some live Music on Music Mile

2016 was the year of music here in Calgary, and the music industry in our city is now booming as a result. Spend date night at one of the many venues on YYC’s Music Mile, between Inglewood and East Village, and be entertained by some of our city’s best local talent at a live show, while enjoying a few drinks with your significant other. See the list of venues and performances here!

  • Where: Music Mile – between Inglewood and East Village
  • Cost: FREE

Borgore – Calgary

Bass Music DJ & producer Borgore performs at Marquee Beer Market & Stage tonight. Tickets on sale via: bit.ly/2nocnt8.

  • Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail South
  • When: Friday, May 12 from 9pm to 2am
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